We are very excited this year to be rolling out our staff developed Character Education Program. I am sure you have been hearing about the different Character Traits and the Tuesday Trait color to wear. Below I have included several key reasons why we as a staff are focusing on this curriculum this year and for the years to come.
Standard: Social and Emotional Learning is about helping students develop a range of skills they need for school and life.
Goal: To facilitate a learning environment for all students to be able to:
Why: All of these skills are necessary—both for educators and students—to function well in the classroom, in the community, and in college and careers.
The increased need for social and/or emotional learning has become an important component. There are several factors that have driven this need on the Allen campus.
August – Citizenship - Purple
September/May – Respect - Yellow
October – Responsibility - Green
November/December - Caring– Red
January/February – Fairness - Orange
March – Trustworthiness - Blue
April – Perseverance - Pink